How do I get my belongings back from my ex?
You could also go through the courts and sue him for them. First, speak to your local police department and see what recourse you have through them, that won't cost you anything. If you find the Police tell you they cannot help you get your things back, then see an attorney and sue to get your possessions back.
How long do I have to keep my ex’s belongings?
Depending on where you live, an ex can be given from 30-60 days to retrieve their belongings. While 30 days should be considered a minimum deadline, you should not set a deadline for less than 30 days. This is considered to be ample time for an ex to remove their possessions.
Can you sue someone for not giving your stuff back?
File a Civil Lawsuit You can file a conversion suit to reclaim the value of your property when someone else, without your consent, either damages or fails to return it. You can also sue for negligence or other cause of action as it fits your case. You should make sure to do your research before filing a civil suit.
Why won’t my ex pick up his things?
Perhaps they're not over it, that or they're not ready. Give them time, they'll either collect it or contact you saying to keep it or bin it etc. Maybe because he's using you for free storage. Inform him however you like that he has until whatever date you set to come and get his things.